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300314 VO Renewable Energies (2016W)

2.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Einführung in das Thema Erneuerbare Energien, kein Vorwissen nötig.

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 03.10. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 10.10. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 17.10. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 24.10. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 31.10. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 07.11. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 14.11. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 21.11. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 28.11. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 05.12. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 12.12. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 09.01. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 16.01. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 23.01. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG
Monday 30.01. 17:15 - 19:00 Konferenzraum Ökologie Biozentrum 2.241 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Cheap fossil fuels have lead to prosperity but are also causing climate change. What will be the future role of fossil fuels? What are the chances of renewable energies?

Depending on the interest of the students other topics will be included such as economic considerations, invest policy of a large industrial company, authority approval, future of nuclear energy.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral examination.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Target of the lecture is to teach basic knowledge on

The energy landscape of Austria, Europe and the world
The economic dependency on fossil fuels
The physical background of climate change
Realistic potentials of renewable energies and political targets
State of the development of the various technologies (wind, photovoltaic, water power,…) and outlook into the future
Bio-fuels of 1st and 2nd generation
Criteria for the evaluation and comparison of different technologies (e.g. carbon foot print)

Examination topics

Presentation and hopefully lively discussions. The slides will be put into the Uni-internet and can be downloaded.

Reading list


Association in the course directory

B-WZB, WZB,

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